Concern Field Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Concern Field Assistant Jobs in Kenya


Job Summary:

  • The jobholder will provide a field level support to the Sub County Health Management Teams to strengthen health system for improved quality of care at health facilities and in the communities while ensuring continuity of health services during the COVID 19 pandemic.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to the Sub County Health Management Teams on the implementation of the health and nutrition project.

  • Assist the Project officer to provide technical support to the SCHMT and other stakeholders in the implementation of the project at the community level.

  • Work with the Sub County Teams to implement the joint work plans as agreed.

  • Liaise with the Sub County Teams focal persons to implement COVID -19 specific response actions in Health, Nutrition and WASH.

  • Provide periodic reports on the health and nutrition project activities at the community level.

  • Ensure programme quality control through implementation of monthly and quarterly M&E.

  • Work closely with the Project officer in monitoring the health and nutrition situation in target sub counties.

  • Work closely with MOH staffs/Partners to ensure all health facilities have adequate supplies of commodities at all times.

  • Provide technical support to MOH on IMAM Surge implementation.

  • Support with operationalizing of community Units and community mobilization activities; plan trainings , routinely engage Community Health Volunteers and Community Health Assistants;

  • Support with documentation of the programme implementation process to generate lesson learning as well as case studies;

    Responding to Emergencies:

  • Participate and contribute as necessary towards Concern’s Emergency response as and when necessary

  • Comply with Concern’s health, safety and security guidelines during emergencies

    Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies

  • To adhere to the
    standards of conduct outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies

  • To support and promote the standards outlined in the Concern Code of Conduct & Associated Policies to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.

  • To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse in Concern programme

  • Job Specification:

  • A Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition, Community development or other Health Sciences or related course.

  • At least one (1) years’ experience in implementing community projects in a similar role.

  • Experience working in the Nairobi informal settlements is preferred.

  • Strong written and oral communication, good computing and report writing skills.

  • Be able to work independently, as well as in a team.

  • Be willing to accept responsibility and to show good judgment, initiative, and resourcefulness

  • Fluency in both spoken and written language in English and Kiswahili.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates, who meet the above requirements, should send their CV and Cover Letter Only to

  • nairobi.hr@concern.net with the subject of the email as ‘Field Assistant’ by Thursday 17th September 2020**.Each application should include three (3) referees who can validate technical expertise.

  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.


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